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PR: The Spectacular Now (Rob Simonsen)

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:16 pm   Post subject: PR: The Spectacular Now (Rob Simonsen) Reply with quote


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAKESHORE RECORDS PRESENTS
THE SPECTACULAR NOW
ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK

Featuring Original Music By Rob Simonsen
With Songs by Kurt Vile, Phosphorescent, and Ariel Pink

(July 24, 2013– Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release THE SPECTACULAR NOW – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on July 30, 2013. The album features original music by Rob Simonsen (THE WAY, WAY BACK, SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD) along with the song “Baby (feat. Dâm-Funk)” by Ariel Pink and “Wakin’ On a Pretty Day” by Kurt Vile and “Song for Zula” by Phosphorescent.

Simonsen said, “the first thing we nailed down was the Amy/Sutter motif. I wrote that away from picture and sent it to James [Ponsoldt, director] and the producers. Everyone felt it was right.” The score, however, was overly not theme-heavy. “Beyond that we shied away from overt themes. It was much more of an ambient approach, just trying to get the vibe right and set a mood.”

Orchestral works, electronic music, film score and jazz inspire Rob Simonsen’s music. His influences range from Prokofiev and Aphex Twin, Miles Davis and John Barry. He was born into a musical family and began playing the piano by ear at an early age. His passion for music let him to study music and piano at Southern Oregon State University, University of Oregon, and Portland State University while playing in a variety of ensembles and projects.

Rob has written and contributed to the scores of numerous Hollywood films, TV Shows, Documentaries and major ad campaigns. From quirky, Sundance award-winning films to major studio releases, his writing ranges from small, eclectic ensembles to full blown orchestral works with choir.

Shortly after he successfully collaborated with Mychael Danna on 500 Days of Summer in 2009, he started composing alongside Danna again for the acclaimed TV series Dollhouse. Since then he has scored the features All Good Things, Girl Most Likely, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. Most recently he worked on the 2013 Sundance hits The Way, Way Back and The Spectacular Now.

With sly humor and an intensity of feeling, THE SPECTACULAR NOW (directed by James Ponsoldt) creates a vivid, three- dimensional portrait of youth confronting the thrilling and perilous business of modern love and adulthood. This is the tale of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), a high school senior and effortless charmer, and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with "the good girl" Aimee Finecky (Shailene Woodley). What starts as an unlikely romance, becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth – one that doesn’t look for tidy truths. The film was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (500) DAYS OF SUMMER and also features wonderful supporting turns from Brie Larson, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. The film was produced by Tom McNulty, Shawn Levy, Andrew Lauren and Michelle Krumm.

Simonsen used many interesting instruments for his score, including whirlies. “They’re basically empty vacuum hoses that you twirl in the air,” described Simonsen. In addition to the whirlies, Simonsen used “mangled samples, electric guitars, bass, drums, a drunken brass band, stomps, claps and prepared piano.”

A24 presents THE SPECTACULAR NOW, in theaters, on August 2nd. THE SPECTACULAR NOW – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available digitally and on July 30, 2013.

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